Archive for the category "birthdays"

Celebrate Your Birthday with Capilano Suspension Bridge

Comments 81 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Capilano Suspension Bridge, almost as old as the City of Vancouver itself, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, and spread the joy, everyone with a birthday between August 1st and November 29th is invited up to Capilano Suspension Bridge to enjoy free admission on their own birthday. Just show […]

Old Vancouver Tourism Videos

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last seven years I have published over 3,700 posts about our region, 229 of which have been specifically about Vancouver’s history and 22 so far for Vancouver125. As the City of Vancouver celebrates 125 years since incorporation today I’m almost at a loss for words so I figured a bit of a video […]

Happy Birthday Keira-Anne

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Four years ago I met Keira-Anne through a mutual friend and it wasn’t until about a year later that we sparked up a friendship of our own. We didn’t know each other had a blog and our first play-date was a trip out to the Kwik-E-Mart in Coquitlam. Little did either of us realize that […]

Happy Birthday Alexander Keith

Comments 56 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Next week the beer-drinking nation in Canada will be celebrating the 215th birthday of Alexander Keith. The original Keith’s brewery was established in 1820 and is still producing beer from lovely Halifax, Nova Scotia. To mark the occasion, there is a celebration tour around Vancouver October 5th that will start at 5:00pm at the Atlantic […]

Happy Birthday John Bollwitt

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Twice a year (for our anniversary and John’s birthday) I do a write-up about how important my husband is to me. I start to cry while typing, I get an email from my mom about how I made her cry, and it becomes one big huge sap-fest. This year, I’m going to keep things light.

Sinclair Centre’s 100th Birthday

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks ago I took a behind the scenes tour of the Sinclair Centre buildings, one of which just celebrated its 100th anniversary. To share this milestone with all Sinclair Centre is hosting an entire week of festivities including entertainment and snacks for all. The first 50 people to bring in the Sinclair Centre […]